Fitness first: Type 1 diabetes patients trek to Kalsubai

A two-day trek to Kalsubai Peak in Igatpuri, the highest peak in Maharashtra will be climbed by 23 children and young adults (aged 16-22 years) from 13 cities, across India. With an aim to raise awareness regarding on type 1 diabetes (T1D) - Diabetes India, Udaan and Sanofi India have come up with a unique initiative called ‘OneUp’ gave an opportunity to children to up their fitness levels

Fitness first: Type 1 diabetes patients trek to  KalsubaiAccording to the International Diabetes Federation’s (IDF’s) Diabetes Atlas, India stands second amongst the top ten countries for the number of children with type 1 diabetes (0 to 14 years) and the numbers are increasing by around 3 per cent every year, particularly among children. With an aim to raise awareness regarding on type 1 diabetes […]

Health of diabetic children on an upswing in Wales, report shows

Diabetes affects the body's ability to produce insulin, meaning there can be dangerously high levels of glucose (or sugar) in the blood. The annual statement of progress for diabetes also said those with high blood glucose fell from 21.6 per cent to 18.6 per cent

Health of diabetic children on an upswing in Wales, report showsA recent report from Wales, UK shows that the health of children with diabetes in Wales is improving. Those diagnosed with type 1 diabetes whose blood glucose is in the target range increased from 17.8 per cent in 2014-15 to 27.2 per cent in 2015-16. Diabetes affects the body’s ability to produce insulin, meaning there […]